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Strine TW, Kroenke K, Dhingra S, Balluz LS, Gonzalez O, Berry JT et al. The associations between depression, health-related quality of life, social support, life satisfaction, and disability in community-dwelling US adults. J Nerv Ment Dis 2009;197(1):61-64. abstract

Kroenke K, Strine TW, Spitzer RL, Williams JB, Berry JT, Mokdad AH. The PHQ-8 as a measure of current depression in the general population. J Affect Disord 2009;114(1-3):163-173. abstract

Kim SC, Plumb R, Gredig QN, Rankin L, Taylor B. Medium-term post-Katrina health sequelae among New Orleans residents: predictors of poor mental and physical health. J Clin Nurs. 2008 Sep;17(17):2335-2342. abstract

Compton MT, Carrera J, Frank E. Stress and depressive symptoms/dysphoria among US medical students: results from a large, nationally representative survey. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2008 Dec;196(12):891-897. abstract

Mark TL, Shern DL, Bagalman JE, Cao Z. Ranking America's mental health: an analysis of depression across the states. Mental Health America 2007 (December 11):1–46. html pdf [278KB]

Reeve BB, Burke LB, Chiang YP, Clauser SB, Colpe LJ, Elias JW, Fleishman J, Hohmann AA, Johnson-Taylor WL, Lawrence W, Moy CS, Quatrano LA, Riley WT, Smothers BA, Werner EM. Enhancing measurement in health outcomes research supported by Agencies within the US Department of Health and Human Services. Qual Life Res 2007;16 Suppl 1:175–186. Epub 2007 May 26. abstract

Tann SS, Yabiku ST, Okamoto SK, Yanow J. Triadd: the risk for alcohol abuse, depression, and diabetes multimorbidity in the American Indian and Alaska native population. American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research: Journal of the National Center 2007;14(1):1–23 pdf [410KB]

Kobau R, Gilliam F, Thurman DJ. Prevalence of self-reported epilepsy or seizure disorder and Its associations with self-reported depression and anxiety: Results from the 2004 healthstyles survey. Epilepsia 2006;47(11):1915–1921. abstract

Dunlop DD, Song J, Lyons JS, Manheim LM, Chang RW. Racial/ethnic differences in rates of depression among preretirement adults. Am J Public Health 2003;93(11):1945–1952. abstract

Lubetkin EI, Jia H, and Gold MR. Depression, anxiety, and associated health status in low-income Chinese patients. Am J Prev Med 2003;24(4):354–360. abstract

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Foundation for Accountability. A portrait of the chronically ill in America, 2001. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton NJ 2002. pdf [4570KB]

Ôunpuu S, Chambers LW, Patterson C, Chan D, Yusuf S. Validity of the United States Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System's health-related quality of life survey tool in a group of older Canadians. Chronic Diseases in Canada 2001;22(3–4):93–101. abstract html

Simon P, Lightstone A, Zeng Z, Wold C, Fielding J, Davis B, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health-related quality of life—Los Angeles County, California, 1999. MMWR 2001;(26):556–559. abstract html pdf [127K]

Nichols GA, Brown JB. Following depression in primary care — Do family practice physicians ask about depression at different rates than internal medicine physicians? Arch Fam Med 2000;9(5):478-482. abstract html

Newschaffer CJ. Validation of Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) HRQOL measures in a statewide sample. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 1998. abstract

Durch JS, Bailey LA, Stoto MA (Eds); Committee on Using Performance Monitoring to Improve Community Health, Institute of Medicine. National Academies Press, Washington, D.C., 1997:1-496. html

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